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ABC
Jan 21, 2013 2:05am EST
election results. also vice president joe biden and his family greeted supporters at the latino inaugural party. >> hundreds of thousands are gathering on the national mall to see history being made. >> and while officials say right now there is no credible threat, security, as you can imagine, is once again extremely tight. >> reporter: they will be everywhere, snipers dotting roof tops, the coast guard patrolling waterways, military fighter jets enforcing a no-fly zone. 13,000 security personnel bla blanketing the washington mall. >> with this number of people coming, it requires a lot of coordination and organization. >> reporter: all coordinating here. the multiagency communications center overseen by the secret service at an undisclosed location. they'll monitor intelligence threats. the 2009 inauguration was a logistical nightmare, hundreds getting stuck in this tunnel. authorities say this time it will be better. >> there will be such a different feel when you come down this time for the inauguration. there is extensive signage. we have social media sites that you can fol
ABC
Jan 23, 2013 1:40am PST
. prime minister benjamin netanyahu did not cruise to an easy victory in yesterday's election. netanyahu did win, but a surprisingly strong showing by a political newcomer turned pre-election forecasters on their heads. that means netanyahu may be forced to make a stronger effort at peace with the palestinians. >>> there's relief for dozens of american families who feared they would not be able to adopt children from russia. overnight, the american embassy in moscow confirmed 46 pending adoptions are being allowed to proceed. some of those adopted children may arrive in the u.s. today. they were put in jeopardy when russia banned american adoptions on january 1. >>> the new poll reveals changing views on american immigration policies. 60% of americans favor a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants in the u.s. just three years ago, only half of those polled favored such a move. republicans are leading the change with 53% favoring citizenship for illegal immigration. that's up dramatically from three years ago. >> more fallout from the election perhaps. >>> and now to the
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 1:40am PST
be a beefed up border. >> i think after the election finally the country is realizing that you cannot have two classes of people in this country. >> reporter: foreign documented immigrants like sophia campos, it could mean no longer living in hiding. >> when an entire government is telling you blatantly that you are worth less than the person next to you, that hurts. it hurts your dignity more than anything. >> reporter: for the recent college grad, being undocumented means not knowing if she can get a job. for her babysitter mother, it means not being able to return to peru to visit sick family. you used the word in prison. >> it's a different kind of life. people who feel safe in this country and people who are like me. >> reporter: people like her who may soon come out of the shadows. cecilia vega, abc news, los angeles. >> i just want to reiterate some of the things you heard in that piece, laying out the process. some senators say it's a pretty arduous process. they must register with the government or lose some of the opportunities. go through the criminal background check. have
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 2:35am EST
seat back. >> it's going to be interesting, because it will be a special election, right? the primary will be in late april. >> interesting. so a new era begins in the state department. >>> there are growing demands for justice in brazil after that deadly nightclub fire. investigators stay it's clear the club had some serious safety violations and now four men are being questioned by police. abc's matt gutman reports now from santa maria. >> reporter: families shattered by tragedy. all that's left of loved ones. arrests are being made. the club had no alarm, no sprinklers and no fire escapes. it was just after 2:00 a.m. sunday when this photo posted on twitter alleged the show the moment on the band on stage fired pyrotechnics, igniting the ceiling. flames and smoke spread fast. college students panicked, rushing to the only exit. but witnesses say at first, security guards stopped people from leaving, thinking they in that dark chaos, hundreds crushed against the exit, dropping from smoke inhalation, blocking the door. others went to the bathrooms for exits. in 2003, it was a
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 2:30am EST
played such a big role in obama's re-election. >> it was quite the love fest. their body language, they were leaning in. >> tickling each other. >> i don't think we would have ever, ever thought we would see something like that during the primaries. they were at each other's throats. >> it was rough. >> all of those sort of caught conversations that we heard with bill clinton, you know, just talking so badly about barack obama. and now it's a love fest. >> it is. we'll see. a prelude to 2016, perhaps. we'll see. again, i want to get back to this immigration point. this is a major issue. we heard about this during the bush term but didn't come to fruition. obama promised in 2008 but didn't get to it. and one of the gang of eight said first american supported in poll after poll. secondly, latino voters expect it. thirdly, democrats want it. and fourth, republicans need it. so an interesting analysis of why it's coming to a head. >> the gang of eight, i love that they're calling them the gang of eight. >> their plan will be announced later today. >>> now to the latest on that terribl
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 2:05am EST
her hard work. >> in politics and in democracy, sometimes you win elections, sometimes you lose elections. i worked very hard, but i lost. >> clinton, whose term as secretary of state ends this coming friday, refused to answer any questions about her political future and no outright night about 2016. >>> the ice storm that's made a mess out of the middle of the country is moving east just in time for the morning rush hour. yesterday, conditions were a mess as a mixture of ice, snow and freezing rain made travel treacherous in illinois and iowa. a section of interstate 35 was closed for hours because of a major accident. >>> parts of wisconsin got slammed with up to a foot of snow. drivers took precautions on sunday as temps warm up today. freezing rain could coat all the snow and turn to slush with meltdown in the 40s expected. >>> airline travelers and morning commuters could face some more hassles today. >> meteorologist jim dicky is tracking it all. >> good morning. a pattern change underway. we're watching warmth stream its way into the eastern half of the country, already q
ABC
Jan 22, 2013 1:40am PST
much different and it sounded more aggressive. the president can't run for election again, so the next four years, you got the sense that he was going to push for social change and you heard him use the word "together" at least seven times in his speech. he's going to be calling on americans for the next four years to be hammering it out with their local congressman and their local senators to try and push issues like gun reform immigration reform and for the first time, we heard a president use the term gay for gay marriage ever in an inaugural speech. so it was a different tone than four years ago. >> brandi hitt live for us. thank you, brandi. some folks said it seemed more like a state of the union address than it did an inaugural. he hit so many policies, whether it was climate change, the gay rights issue, equal pay for equal work, immigration reform. he referenced newtown, which obviously is the gun control battle going on. so he covered a wide range of things. he hit it hard, too. more of a progressive speech than a centrist speech. which some republicans are not going to
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 2:35am EST
recession back in december of 2007. >>> as new jersey's governor gears up for his re-election campaign, he's getting fund-raising help from mark zuckerberg. he's hosting a $3,800 per person event for christie at his california home next month. they worked together before on education issues. zuckerberg, as you may remember, donated $100 million to newark, new jersey schools three years ago. >> be careful, mark, getting involved in politics. different world. >>> a once vacant south florida mansion now has a squatter living in luxury, scot-free. a 23-year-old man from brazil quietly moved into this mansion about a month ago. the $2.5 million property is owned by the bank, but the squatter is using an obscure law to lay his claim. as you can imagine, his neighbors are pretty outraged. >> nobody is happy. we all spent a lot of money to live on this street. and this guy is trying to pull something. >> all the squatter had to do was file a legal notice, pay taxes and liens and openly live in the house. if the original owner does not object and the bank does not take action, the house is lega
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 3:00am PST
democracies, sometimes you win elections and lose elections. i worked very hard, but i lost. >> if we had a clinton presidency, i think we would have fixed this fiscal mess by now. that's not the kind of presidency we're dealing with right now. >> paul ryan was referring to former president bill clinton. as for hillary, her favorability rating is 67%, compared to vice president joe biden, the other potential democrat candidate. his favorability rating at 48%. >>> immigration reform is getting attention this week in a bipartisan group of senators is ready to unveil its new plan. the so-called group of eight unveiled today include the pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants now in the united states. the lawmakers also want enhanced border security. the president's plan is introduced tomorrow. >>> undocumented immigrants can now apply for a driver's license in illinois. governor pat quinn signed the new law into effect yesterday. in order to get a license, undocumented immigrants would have to take a driving test and carry car insurance. illinois is the fourth and most populou
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 2:40am PST
was the first elected leader after newtown said i'm bringing the ban back and made good on her word. >>> now that the pentagon is lifting the combat ban for women in the armed forces, the questions begin, are women physically strong enough for the military's most challenging assignments? >>> also, there's no relief from the arctic weather system putting millions in the middle of this ongoing deep freeze. flights are canceled due to ice storms and it's too cold in some areas to even go skiing. i've never even heard of that before. that's cold. >>> and later this half hour, the wizards on the web called bad lip reading reinterpret the president's inaugural address. into something completely incomprehensible. why this is our favorite story of the day. i can't wait to see that. i'm going to watch it for the first time. >> i watched it earlier. it really is funny. the magic of editing and what they do these days. it's a fun spin on tuesday's pomp and circumstance. >>> it is game on for gun control, the first law to ban assault weapons is now on capitol hill and more are on the way. >> po
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